Allen Andrew Underwood

16 January 1853–9 March 1929 (Age 76)
Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Allen Andrew

When Allen Andrew Underwood was born on 16 January 1853, his father, James M Underwood, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ann Byfield, was 22. He married Genora Isabell Collins on 19 March 1889, in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Columbia Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 9 March 1929, in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Allen Andrew Underwood
Genora Isabell Collins
Marriage: 19 March 1889
John William Underwood
Max L. Underwood
Un-named Underwood
Edith Eleanor Underwood
Nola Underwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1889Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
    Age 3
    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived below a wood on a hillside, from Middle English under + wude, wode ‘wood’, or a habitational name for someone from any place so named.History: Joseph Underwood emigrated from England to Watertown, MA, in 1637. William Underwood came from England to Concord, MA, before 1640, later settling in Chelmsford, MA. In VA, the name was established by Thomas William Underwood, who came from Norfolk, England, in 1675.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (14)

    • Allen Underwood, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Allen A Underwood, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Allen A Underwood in household of George W Underwood, "United States Census, 1870"

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